Vermont Legislature adjourns after passing $8 billion budget

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Legislature has adjourned after passing a more than $8 billion budget in a session marked by remote legislating andRead More

Starbucks in Maine is first in state to announce union plan

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Workers at a Starbucks store in Maine became the first in the state to announce their intent to unionize on Friday.Read More

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2 get life sentences in shooting death of 17-year-old girl

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two Rhode Island men who pleaded guilty in connection with the 2019 shooting death of a 17-year-old girl have been sentRead More

Cause of CT blaze that killed firefighter goes undetermined

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The cause of a fire that killed a New Haven firefighter a year ago could not be determined but itRead More

Court outlines approach if NH redistricting effort fails

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The task of redrawing New Hampshire’s two congressional districts shifted to a handful of lawmakers Thursday, while the state Supreme CourtRead More

US fishing haul fell 10% during first pandemic year

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — America’s commercial fishing industry fell 10% in catch volume and 15% in value during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic,Read More

CT woman climbs Everest for 10th time, breaks own record

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepali Sherpa broke her own record as the most successful female climber of Mount Everest by reaching the summit ofRead More

Maine sheriff needed rescue after kayak capsized

STANDISH, Maine (AP) — The sheriff in Maine’s most populous county needed to be rescued after his kayak capsized in Sebago Lake. Cumberland County SheriffRead More

Fired Connecticut health commissioner alleges discrimination

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut health commissioner who was fired in the first weeks of the coronavirus pandemic has filed a lawsuit againstRead More

Jurors in ‘Fitbit murder’ trial convict man of killing wife

VERNON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man was convicted Tuesday of murder in the 2015 killing of his wife — a case built partly onRead More